FIRST YEAR'S WORK IN STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING IN NEW YORK STATE

A BRIEF REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF THE FIRST-YEAR WORK OF THE URBAN TRANSPORTATION STUDIES IN UPSTATE NEW YORK AND THOSE STUDIES CONDUCTED BY THE TRI-STATE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR THE NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREA. GOALS AND PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT ARE SUMMARIZED. PERSON-MILES OF URBAN AND INTERCITY TRAVEL AND TON-MILES OF GOODS TRANSPORTATION ARE SUMMARIZED IN FIGURES. GOODS MOVEMENT BY ALL MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION ARE REVIEWED. A LONG-RANGE SPECULATIVE LOOK WAS TAKEN OF TRANSPORTATION FIFTY YEARS FROM NOW WHEN TUBE TRANSPORT, VERTICAL AND SHORT TAKE-OFF AND LANDING AIRCRAFT, HIGH-SPEED TRAINS, AND AUTOMATIC GUIDE-WAYS SHOW AUTOMOBILES MAY BE FULLY OPERATIONAL. A PRELIMINARY COURSE FOR THE FUTURE IS CHARTED WHICH MUST NOW BE MORE FULLY DELINEATED TO PROVIDE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF NEW YORK'S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM.

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    • Paper sponsored by Department of Economics, Finance and Admnistration and Department of Urban Transportation Planning and presented at the 48th Annual Meeting.
  • Authors:
    • Elkins, Clifford
  • Publication Date: 1969

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 15-20
  • Monograph Title: Statewide transportation planning
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200336
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 2 1994 12:00AM